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Faculty - Assistant Professor of Counseling/Clinical Psychology (Public May Apply)

Code: 13478 Posted: 09/15/2017


The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Counseling/Clinical Psychology.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; research and scholarly activity; advising and supervising students; providing service to the department and university; and working collaboratively with the University Community. This individual will work with a diverse population and non-traditional students. The individual will be centrally involved in developing, implementing and staffing a planned M.S. Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Performs other duties as assigned.




  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program, or Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program. ABD will also be considered; however, contract renewal will be contingent on completing degree within one-year of date of hire.
  • Teaching, research, and/or clinical experience in one of the following areas: integrated care or clinical health counseling/psychology, family and couples counseling, and/or multicultural counseling
  • Demonstrated promise as an instructor of record as evidenced by teaching evaluations
  • Demonstrated promise as a scholar
  • Experience providing clinical supervision


  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited doctoral program, or employed as full-time faculty member in a CACREP-accredited counselor education program for at least one full academic year before July 1, 2013
  • Experience teaching integrated care or clinical health counseling/psychology, family and couples counseling, or multicultural counseling at either the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Licensed or license eligible as either a Professional Counselor or Psychologist in the State of Wisconsin within 2 years of hire
  • Experience in program development
  • Experience in academic advising
  • Experience working effectively with students and staff from culturally diverse backgrounds




  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses
  • Advising and supervising students

Research and Scholarly Activity:

  • Conducting research and scholarly activity


  • Providing service to the department and university

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and ability to teach general psychology and counseling courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Knowledge and ability to teach graduate level course in integrated care or clinical health counseling/psychology, family and couples counseling, or multicultural counseling
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct research and scholarly activities within a chosen sub-field of counseling or psychology
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct clinical supervision of students in graduate clinical mental health counseling program
  • The position is not responsible for money, university funds of accounts which hold financial information
  • Ergonomic Requirements: Working at computer stations for extended periods of time

The individual will be centrally involved in developing, implementing, and staffing a planned M.S. Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

For more information about the Psychology Department, visit us at


UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at



Applications received by 11:59 PM October 31, 2017, are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.



STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Candidates Apply Here (Candidates not currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then continue to STEP 2

Internal Candidates Apply Here  (Candidates currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then under “Main Menu” choose:

  • “Self Service”
  • “Recruiting”
  • “Careers”

STEP 2: Under "Job Search" choose:

  • "More Options"
  • Job Opening ID: "13478"
  • "Search"
  • Select "Assistant Professor of Counseling/Clinical Psychology"
  • Click "Apply Now"
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STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Letter addressing required and preferred qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Reprints of selected research publications
  • Names and current contact information from three professional references familiar with your work
  •  Copies of academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable at application stage)

You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

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Please Note:
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.



Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

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A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire. 

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Contact Name: Pam LeClaire

Contact Phone: 262-595-2316

Contact Email:

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345